Lockhart River Engineering Services

Black & More acts in the role of Consulting Engineer to Council and oversees the delivery of multiple civil and building engineering projects.

Transport Infrastructure Development Scheme VfM Analysis

Black & More undertook a Value for Money Analysis of works undertaken as part of the TIDS Program in Torres Strait. Our team assessed roads and drainage construction and seaport remediation against the Value for Money Guidelines of the Australian Government

Wilson Villa Access Road – Lizard Island

Black & More acted as Superintendent for construction of an access road leading to a future works site on Lizard Island. The idea of the road was to utilise natural materials where possible covered in a Type 2.2 imported gravel held in place by a Geohex grid system. To transverse a waterway a bridge was constructed using steel framing and timber decking.

Army Aboriginal Community Assistance Program – Mapoon

Black & More acted as civil engineers for the Mapoon AACAP Project. Our role entailed the planning and design of a new water reticulation system for Mapoon Community. Works were constructed by Army’s engineering squadron.

PORTLAND ROAD UPGRADE WORKS 2018 CH26460-27250

Black & More managed the civil engineering design and project management for the upgrade works along 790m of Portland Road. Works included construction of 3 new culvert sites, 790 metres of sealed road and associated roadworks and drainage.

QRA: Value for Money Assessment (2011-17)

Black & More undertakes Value for Money (VfM) Assessments for disaster recovery works throughout Queensland. Our team has assessed major civil works projects undertaken by more than 40 Queensland Local Governments.

Portland Roads Restoration and Redevelopment Works

Black & More provided master planning, civil engineering design and project management to the construction of major disaster recovery and redevelopment works on a 62km stretch of access road to the Lockhart River community. Planning works involved coordination and logistics for delivery of works under multiple government programs including NDRRA, CRF, TIDS and CIMA. Works involve: bridging multiple creeks; re-sheeting and table drain recovery; sealing and resilience works.

Lockhart River Subdivision

Planning, design and construction management of a 28 lot subdivison. The subdivision was designed and built to FNQROC specifications.

Peninsula Development Road: Water Points Evaluation

Black & More undertook engineering inspections of ‘water points’ on the route of the Peninsula Development Road stretching the length of Cape York Peninsula. These inspections informed the planning of major construction works aimed at sealing the PDR for the first time.

Kowanyama NDRRA

Black & More were engaged by Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council for the Documentation, Procurement, Construction Phase Services and Defects Liability Period to act as the consulting project manager for the delivery of works after Kowanyama experienced a Tropical Low which resulted in heavy rain events between 14 and 18 March 2016. Due to the heavy rain events, damage was caused to the essential public assets (in this case roads) and was deemed an “eligible” disaster by QRA NDRRA. Works included; • Scoping and road condition (REPA) • Submission Building • Obtaining approved Work Scope • Tender and Procurement • Sourcing replacement material • Construction Management • Reporting to QRA • Acquittal of funding